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ARRA Grants for Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Training and Enhancement

$8,225,969

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: PROJECT GRANTS
Popular Name: ARRA Primary Care Medicine Training; ARRA Primary Care Dental Training
Assistance Listing Number
93.403

Objectives: In 2010, ARRA Primary Care Training and Enhancement Grants were awarded for the following purposes: (1) Academic Administrative Units in Primary Care-- to establish, maintain, or improve academic administrative units (which may be departments, divisions, or other entities) to provide clinical instruction in family medicine, general internal medicine, and/or general pediatrics; (2) Predoctoral Training in Primary Care-- to plan, develop, and operate or participate in programs (including provision of financial assistance to students) that teach medical students primary care skills through experiences in family medicine, general internal medicine, and/or general pediatrics; (3) Residency Training in Primary Care-- to plan, develop, and operate or participate (including provision of financial assistance to residents) in approved residency programs in family medicine, general internal medicine and/or general pediatrics; (4) Physician Faculty Development in Primary Care-- to plan, develop, and operate programs (including provision of financial assistance to trainees) that prepare physicians who teach or plan to teach in family medicine, general internal medicine and/or general pediatrics training programs; (5) Physician Assistant Training in Primary Care-- to plan, develop, and operate programs (including provision of financial assistance to students) physician assistant students and that train individuals who will teach physician assistant students; (6) Interdisciplinary and Interprofessional Graduate Joint Degree -- to plan, develop, and operate joint degree programs to provide interdisciplinary and interprofessional graduate training in public health and other health professions and that teach environmental health, infectious disease control, disease prevention and health promotion, epidemiological studies and/or injury control. In 2010, ARRA Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry grants were awarded for the following purposes; (1) Predoctoral Training in General, pediatric and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene – to plan, develop, and operate, or participate in, an approved professional Predoctoral training program in the field of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, or public health dentistry for dental or dental hygiene students, dental hygienists, or other approved primary care dental trainees, that emphasizes training for general, pediatric, or public health dentistry; and (2) Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene – to plan, develop, and operate, or participate in, an approved professional postdoctoral training program in the fields of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, or public health dentistry for dental residents, or practicing dentists or other approved primary care dental trainees that emphasizes training for general, pediatric and public health dentistry.

 
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